The Conference aims to strengthen Asia-Europe mutual cooperation through discussion and exchange of experiences by facilitating dialogue among relevant political authorities and experts on counter-terrorism. The Conference also aims to continue the dialogue between ASEM partners on measures to address the conditions conducive to the spread of terrorism, measures to prevent and combat terrorism, measures to build States’ capacity, and measures to ensure respect for human rights for all and the rule of law as the fundamental basis of the fight against terrorism.

Participants to the Conference will be senior government officials and experts engaged in the fight against terrorism from ASEM member countries.